The folks behind NASA's New Horizons released a list of the most popular suggested names for places on Pluto that shows sci-fi and fantasy fans are getting plenty of representation.
A project called Uwingu has begun selling naming rights to 500,000 craters on Mars to try to raise $10 million for science research and education.
The violent impact of a space rock on the Martian surface creates a compellingly beautiful image, but good thing no one's home up there.
NASA's New Horizons has sent back remarkable new images of the distant dwarf planet, but nothing captures the feel of Pluto quite like this new video.
In a just-held briefing, NASA says that Pluto's "heart" will be named for the dwarf planet's original discoverer, a dark spot on moon Charon is called "Mordor," and Pluto is a relative newborn.
John Lennon's name is now part of a heavenly body, with the pop-rocker joining some esteemed company on Mercury's surface.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures an elegant image of three of Saturn's moons as they glow like delicate slivers in space.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft zooms in on the fractured surface of Dione, one of Saturn's many intriguing moons, and delivers a crater-packed close-up.
A recently released ESA image shows large lakes of blue on the surface of the Red Planet. Or does it?
Dwarf planet Ceres is NASA's latest object of fascination, sporting mysterious bright spots and a surface marked with endless craters.